Table 6. HRS Wheat-Base 28-Day Pig Starter Performance.

   
Corn Ctrl.
Diet 1
Diet 2
Diet 3
Diet 4
         
   

22%DW 7.5% 6%SDAP

22% DW 7.5% L
6% SDAP

22% DW 7.5% L
2% SDAP SPC, SDBM

29% DW
4.5% SDAP

29%W.
1.5% P.
2% S. 
1% BM

Corn Ctrl. 
vs
H-Wxy Barley Base

22% Whey vs 
29% Whey

An. Plasma vs 
Protein Comb

Interaction

S. E.

PHASE 1
(0-7 days)

Starting Weight, lb.

11.9

12.0

11.8

11.8

11.9

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

14.4

14.6

14.6

14.8

15.1

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

2.50

2.60

2.80

3.00

3.20

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.49

ADG, lb

0.36

0.37

0.40

0.43

0.46

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.07

Feed/Head, lb.

2.72

3.50

3.61

3.11

3.83

0.01

NS

NS

NS

0.24

ADFI, lb.

0.39

0.50

0.52

0.44

0.55

0.01

NS

NS

NS

0.03

G : F , lb.

0.92

0.74

0.78

0.96

0.84

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.17

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.37

0.41

0.37

0.32

0.30

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.05

PHASE 2
(7-14 days)

Starting Weight, lb.

14.4

14.6

14.6

14.8

15.1

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

18.6

18.6

18.8

18.8

19.6

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

4.20

4.00

4.20

4.00

4.50

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.59

ADG, lb.

0.60

0.57

0.60

0.57

0.64

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.08

Feed/Head, lb.

6.89

6.31

6.22

6.16

7.25

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.40

ADFI, lb.

0.98

0.90

0.89

0.88

1.04

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.06

G : F, lb.

0.61

0.63

0.68

0.65

0.62

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.07

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.34

0.30

0.26

0.29

0.28

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.04

PHASE 3
(14-21 days)

Starting Weight, lb.

18.6

18.6

18.8

18.8

19.6

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

23.2

21.7

22.4

22.2

23.9

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

4.60

3.10

3.60

3.40

4.30

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.57

ADG, lb.

0.66

0.44

0.51

0.49

0.61

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.08

Feed/Head, lb.

8.05

6.19

6.64

6.47

7.39

0.01

NS

0.08

NS

0.35

ADFI, lb.

1.15

0.88

0.95

0.92

1.06

0.01

NS

0.08

NS

0.05

G : F, lb.

0.57

0.50

0.54

0.53

0.58

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.07

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.24

0.23

0.21

0.21

0.19

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.03

PHASE 4
(21-28 days)

 

Starting Weight, lb.

23.2

21.7

22.4

22.2

23.9

_

_

_

_

_

Ending Weight, lb.

30.6

28.9

30.3

30.2

32.9

_

_

_

_

_

Gain, lb.

7.40

7.20

7.90

8.00

9.00

NS

0.07

0.08

NS

0.45

ADG, lb.

1.06

1.03

1.13

1.14

1.29

NS

0.07

0.08

NS

0.06

Feed/Head, lb.

12.2

11.0

12.0

12.0

13.5

NS

0.05

0.05

NS

0.55

ADFI, lb.

1.74

1.57

1.71

1.71

1.93

NS

0.04

0.04

NS

0.08

G : F, lb.

0.61

0.65

0.66

0.67

0.67

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.04

Feed Cost/lb. of Gain, $$

0.20

0.16

0.17

0.17

0.17

0.02

NS

NS

NS

0.01

COMB 
(0-28 DAYS)

Gain,lb.

18.7

16.9

18.5

18.3

21.0

NS

0.02

0.01

NS

0.68

ADG, lb.

0.67

0.60

0.66

0.65

0.75

NS

0.02

0.01

NS

0.02

Feed/Head, lb.

29.9

27.0

28.5

27.8

32.0

NS

0.04

0.01

NS

0.90

ADFI, lb.

1.07

0.96

1.02

0.99

1.14

NS

0.03

0.01

NS

0.03

G : F, lb.

0.63

0.63

0.65

0.66

0.65

NS

NS

NS

NS

0.24

Feed Cost/lb. Of Gain, $$

0.25

0.24

0.22

0.22

0.21

0.02

0.07

NS

NS

0.01